Doug Stephens is widely recognized as one of the worldʼs only retail industry futurists. He is an in-demand speaker for companies, trade associations and governments across North America and Europe seeking to understand mega-trends shaping the new era of retailing and consumerism.
His work and research have influenced numerous top-tier retailers and brands including Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Hudsonʼs Bay Company, Air Miles, Disney, Loblaw, Benjamin Moore and TD Bank.
Doug is a regular guest expert on the CTV television series App Central TV, and sits on the advisory board of the Location-Based Marketing Association.
Prior to founding Retail Prophet, Doug spent 20 years in senior international roles within the retail industry, including the leadership of one of New York Cityʼs most iconic retail chains.
When not speaking or consulting, Doug is a sought after writer and expert business media contact on trends and changes in retailing and consumerism.